Photo of the Day

a pride of lions on an evening hunt in the Serengeti, Tanzania
October 11, 2013

Lions, Serengeti

This Month in Photo of the Day: The Power of Photography

Dusk is a busy time for the Vumbi pride. As the moon rises, the lionesses rouse themselves from their afternoon naps, tussle in the grass, and set out on the evening hunt. Nichols made this photo using natural light; soon after, he switched to infrared.

See more pictures from the August 2013 feature story "Serengeti Lions."

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Learn how Michael Nichols and Brent Stirton collaborated on the story »
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Photograph by Michael Nichols

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